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Horrible affair. --The Body of a Dead Man Eaten by a Dog.--From the Petersburg Express, of the 23d inst., we gather the following particulars of a shocking affair which has recently been brought to light in that city: Following close upon the excitement caused by the tragedy at the Norfolk depot on Tuesday evening, came the shocking discovery yesterday morning of the death of a citizen of Petersburg, and that nearly the entire flesh of the body had been devoured by his dog, which fact produced an impression no less than the former. Between 10 and 11 o'clock yesterday morning, Mr. William Read, a blacksmith of this city, entered the machine shops of Samuel Cochran, on Penniston Alley, nearly opposite this office, for the purpose of buying some iron of the latter about which he had spoken to some weeks ago. Upon entering the shop and finding everything quiet, he called cut to Cochran several times, but receiving no answer, ascended to the upper floor, where, in the north en